Alpinestars Tech 8 RS Boot - Black
- NEW FOR 2015
- Upper constructed from a combination of full grainleather and innovative and light microfiber that is flexible and abrasion resistant.
- Alpinestars inner ankle sleeve is constructed from leather with 3D mesh panels and incorporates adjustable shock absorbing gel inserts on the ankles and a removable anatomic footbed for enhanced comfort, fit and protection on the ankle and lower leg.
- Alpinestars exclusive high grip, dual density rubber outsole includes footpeg area which is reinforced with hard polymer compound for durability and comfort. The outsole is fully replaceable.
- Reinforced lateral flex zone above outward facing ankle helps prevent torsion.
- Contoured shin plate injected with high modulus polymer for superior impact and abrasion resistance is perforated for ventilation.
- Contoured calf protector plate is injected with high modulus polymer for impact resistance.
- Extended, internal protection plates constructed from injected polymer to guard the ankle and lower foot as well as the toe box area.
- Advanced closure system features strong techno-polymer buckles for easy adjustability with a precise, secure and streamlined fit.
- Top and bottom reverse closure design provides superior impact security and improved fit.
- Low profile toe for improved control and sensitiveness in the shift area.
- Full length, sculpted rubber panel on the inner side of the boot gives superb grip against the bike and is insulated with aluminum foil for improved heat resistance.
- Instep and Achilles flex zones for superior comfort, control and support.
- Replaceable kick starter protection insert located on the right boot.
- Stamped steel sole and heel guard.
- Soft, polymer gaiter provides effective seal around the top of the boot, preventing excessive water and dirt entry.
- Breathable 3D tech mesh lining reduces heat buildup and improves comfort.
- Contoured tempered steel shank is over injected inside the mid sole assembly for rider safety and support.
- New buckle closure system includes polymer buckles plus aluminum frame with innovative self-aligning quick release closures.
- All buckles are replaceable.
- Full inner bootie is constructed with 3D breathable mesh plus synthetic material chassis for support, plus breathable textile lining on the ankle areas.
- Ankle features perforated soft comfort padding and incorporates adjustable shock absorbing gel inserts on the ankles. Gel inserts are replaceable.
- Dual compound, removable anatomic footbed features polymer forefoot plus EVA arch support and top textile lining for support and comfort.
- The TECH 8 RS Boot is CE certified.